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Dark Sons

Nikki Grimes

'Both lyrical and powerful, Grimes' unusual novel is mediation on faith and father-son relationships ... Grimes' commanding metaphors, authoritative style and complex characterizations are uniquely compelling.'---Publisher's Weekly, starred review 'The elemental connections and the hope ('You made it / in the end / and so will I') will speak to a wide audience.'---Booklist, starred review A guy whose father ripped his heart out too. Me and you, Ishmael, we're brothers, two dark sons. Betrayed, lost, and isolated, the perspectives of two teenage boys---modern-day Sam and biblical Ishmael---unite over millennia to illustrate the power of forgiveness.

'Both lyrical and powerful, Grimes' unusual novel is mediation on faith and father-son relationships ... Grimes' commanding metaphors, authoritative style and complex characterizations are uniquely compelling.'---Publisher's Weekly, starred review 'The elemental connections and the hope ('You made it / in the end / and so will I') will speak to a wide audience.'---Booklist, starred review A guy whose father ripped his heart out too. Me and you, Ishmael, we're brothers, two dark sons. Betrayed, lost, and isolated, the perspectives of two teenage boys---modern-day Sam and biblical Ishmael---unite over millennia to illustrate the power of forgiveness.
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'Both lyrical and powerful, Grimes' unusual novel is mediation on faith and father-son relationships ... Grimes' commanding metaphors, authoritative style and complex characterizations are uniquely compelling.'---Publisher's Weekly, starred review 'The elemental connections and the hope ('You made it / in the end / and so will I') will speak to a wide audience.'---Booklist, starred review A guy whose father ripped his heart out too. Me and you, Ishmael, we're brothers, two dark sons. Betrayed, lost, and isolated, the perspectives of two teenage boys---modern-day Sam and biblical Ishmael---unite over millennia to illustrate the power of forgiveness.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Dion Graham

Length:

1h 38m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

02:53


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

31:07


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

28:51


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

10:46


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

22:08


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:58